Display depicting a trail of ion particulate An ion is an atom that has gained or lost one or more electrons and has thereby acquired a net electric charge. A negatively-charged ion is an anion; a positively-charged one is a cation. Barystatic filters caused negatively-charged ion pollution. (TNG: "True Q") The Chamra Vortex included ionized gas which interfered with sensors. (DS9: "Vortex") Ion distribution needed to be checked when analyzing subspace infrared telemetry. (VOY: "Good Shepherd") See also Ion engine Ion propulsion Ion shock wave Ion storm Ion surfing Ionic pulse Ionizing radiation Ionosphere Polaric ion Polaric ion energy External link Ion at Wikipedia Retrieved from "https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Ion?oldid=2538493" Categories: Chemistry Particles Languages: Deutsch Español 日本語 Community content is available under CC-BY-NC unless otherwise noted.